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“Would have been good if they got the order correct.....”

Tavistock Italia Retro Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Have been to this restaurant a few times, primarily because it is in the same building as the R Bar, hence nice to go for a few beers and then pop down for a bite to eat. Unfortunately I have noticed over the past few months that the service has been getting very sloppy. The staff are friendly enough but their cheerful attitude hides the slap dash way they approach the tending of the tables. This time was the final straw for me. Not only did they get both my starter , and main wrong, they also included additional items which my wife didn't order and then tried to charge us for them.

Its a pity, cause the quality of the food is quite high...( when they get the order right ! )

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1  Thank Guy t
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Their food was of high quality and tasted awesome. It was extremely cheap and had a lovely atmosphere. Our waiter SoFien was extremely friendly and made it a memorable experience. If you are in Sunderland then I recommend to definitely check out Tavistock!!

Thank Richardlowman
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Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Used to visit Tavistock regularly, but unfortunately it isn't as good as it used to be. There's nothing wrong with the food it's just something is missing.

1  Thank Philcarver
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Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Very reasonable. Food is fantastic. Big portions. Been here twice this week and would highly recommend.

Thank Crg13
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Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Heavy metal rock music playing throughout meal not very Italian!. Resturant was empty but left waiting ages to order / receive meals drinks etc no bread on table. When soup arrived with bread no butter hadto ask. Main chicken pan fried so over done i couldnt cut into it or even chew it! Resturant cold & drafty couldnt wait to pay the bill & leave. They did refund my chicken dish though.

Thank mahaes
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